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Spanish Town Abolishes Bullfights in Favor of Books

And the score is: Books 1, Bullfights 0. In a refreshing change for a country that loves its bullfights, the Spanish town of Villafranca de los Caballeros, situated about 80 miles south of Madrid, has decided to cancel its annual bullfight and use the nearly $20,000 saved on books and school supplie...

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Judge overturns Idaho's 'ag gag' law in victory for animal rights campaigners

A federal judge has lifted a controversial ban on undercover surveillance inside Idaho's factory farms, delivering a significant victory to animal rights' activists. Judge B Lynn Winmill ruled on Monday that the state's so-called "ag gag" law violated the constitutional right to free speech. "An ag...

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Victory! Animal sacrifice banned at Nepal's Gadhimai Festival, half a million animals saved

New Delhi—In a move that will spare the lives of millions of animals over coming years, animal sacrifice has been cancelled indefinitely at Nepal's Gadhimai festival, the world's biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years for around 265 years. The decision announced by the Gadhimai T...

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Victory! Mexico Moves to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Wild animals in entertainment are winning big this month with an announcement that Mexico's Congress has passed legislation banning their use in circuses throughout the country. The move comes just months after lawmakers in the nation's capital, Mexico City, passed a ban that will go into effect nex...

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